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All Blog Posts Tagged 'Revenue' (8)

Ghana's 2015 Budget is Forward Looking but Fails to address Energy Sector, ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), while applauding  the government of Ghana for its 2015 Budget Policies, “ saying it contains many progressive and forward-looking policies” yet draws government’s attention to very serious challenges facing the country’s Energy Sector. These Challenges when addressed, would greatly enhance Ghana’s Transformation Agenda.

 ACEP says some of the forward-looking…

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Added by seibik bugri on November 23, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

Ten Extractive Journalists on duty tour to Tanzania

Ten journalists from both the private and state media on Friday embarked on a five-day duty tour to Tanzania. The programme organised by the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) is being supported by GIZ Good Financial Governance Programme in Co-operation with the Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) issued here.

The tour is a follow up of series of workshops organised by the IFEJ on the extractive industry of which the last…

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Added by seibik bugri on October 5, 2014 at 9:30 — 1 Comment

Ghana’s PIAC Severe Financial Challenges Deepens

August 2014 marks exactly one year that I wrote a story on Ghana’s Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) and the huge difficulties of carrying out its mandate under the heading “Public Interest And Accountability Committee Report Still Born?”, and published on my blog and in Crusading Guide drawing attention to the hydra-headed resources deficit facing PIAC.  Not surprised experts in Civil Societies Organizations (CSOs) in the oil and…

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Added by seibik bugri on August 22, 2014 at 20:14 — No Comments

Malawian delegation in Sierra Leone to learn about mining boom

This article was originally posted on …
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Added by Mining in Malawi on August 12, 2013 at 22:19 — No Comments

Malawi's mining stakeholders divided over new report on lost revenue

This post originally appeared on Mining in Malawi.

Mining Revenue

On Friday 21 June 2013, the report …

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Added by Mining in Malawi on July 16, 2013 at 9:30 — 7 Comments

EITI needs to link to the country's political issues and to communicate better to have impact

Last month  - ahead of the EITI Board Meeting - at the EITI offices in Oslo I presented the results of a recent research project into the dissemination and impact of the first EITI report in Peru.

The research was a joint initiative by Revenue…

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Added by Graham Gordon on March 19, 2013 at 19:12 — 1 Comment

FOLLOWING THE OIL MONEY IN UGANDA

By Coletta Wanjohi, Uganda

Bank of Uganda's main role is advising the government on all matters pertaining economic policy and de-velopment and this also involves the oil sector. The National Oil and Gas Policy that was approved by cabi-net in 2008 gives Bank of Uganda the mandate to be the manager of the oil revenue. This means that when Uganda's oil starts flowing and it is either exported or sold whatever revenue is realized will be managed largely by the central…

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Added by Coletta Nyawira Wanjohi on April 12, 2012 at 9:05 — No Comments

INVOLVE PEOPLE TO WATCH HOW OIL MONEY IS SPENT

Uganda is in the verge of joining oil producing nations as commercially viable quantities of oil and gas resources have been confirmed in the Lake Albert Rift in the West of the country along the eastern border of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

This calls for effective, transparent and accountable state structures if the oil and gas resource is to translate into economic development and prosperity. Strong safeguard measures should be put in place to ensure that the oil revenues… Continue

Added by Kasita Ibrahim Emolu on July 13, 2010 at 14:22 — No Comments

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